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POWER: The APWU Women’s Committee

07/01/2017 - (This article first appeared in the July-August 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)

By Research & Education Director Joyce Robinson

APWU POWER (Post Office Women for Equal Rights), the women’s committee within the American Postal Workers Union, was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on April 28, 1979 and incorporated into APWU’s National Constitution in Detroit, Michigan in August 1980. APWU POWER’s Steering Committee consists of five APWU POWER Coordinators, one from each region, who are elected at the Biennial National Convention and assist POWER committees at local and state levels.

APWU Web News Article 54-2017

Union Administration Training Graduates

05/31/2017 -  

Featured is the graduating class of the Union Administration Training recently held at the Maritime Institute. The training was designed to give local and state presidents, executive vice presidents, and secretary-treasurers the skills needed to meet the upcoming challenges facing the labor movement. Seated are Executive Vice President Debby Szeredy and Director of Research and Education Joyce B. Robinson.

Union Administration Training

05/01/2017 - (This article first appeared in the May-June 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

By Research & Education Director Joyce Robinson

The Research and Education Department developed a training program entitled “Union Administration,” and will conduct several training programs in 2017.

APWU Web News Article 22-2017

Union Administration Trainings Scheduled

Eastern & Northeast Regions (May 20-26) - Central & Western Regions (July 16-22)

03/23/2017 - Eastern & Northeast Regions

Union Administration Training for the Eastern & Northeast Regions will take place from May 20 through May 26, 2017 at the Maritime Institute Hotel & Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, MD.

Central & Western Regions

Union Administration Training for the Central & Western Regions will take place from July 16 through July 22, 2017 at the Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel in Southfield, MI.

Click here for all the details and for a registration form.

International Working Women’s Day

03/08/2017 - (This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)


APWU officers, staff and members participated in the International Women's Day Rally.

By Research & Education Director Joyce Robinson 

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8, in honor of women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements. International Women’s Day was first celebrated in North America and Europe in the early 1900s. Since those years, the movement has been strengthened by United Nations’ (UN) women’s conferences designed to build support for women’s rights and equality.

Develop a Home Fire Escape Plan

01/01/2017 - (This article first appeared in the January-February 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you little time to escape safely. Your family’s ability to get out depends on their knowledge of home fire safety and developing an escape plan that everyone is familiar with and has practiced.

Understanding Climate Change

11/01/2016 - (This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

Climate change is defined as “Any significant long-term change in the expected patterns of average weather of a region (or the whole Earth) over a significant period of time. These changes may take tens, hundreds or perhaps millions of years. These changes can be caused by processes inside the Earth, forces from outside (e.g. variations in sunlight intensity) or, more recently, human activities.”

APWU Web News Article 199-2016

Attend the APWU POWER Eastern/Northeast Regions Educational Conference

09/02/2016 - The APWU POWER Eastern/Northeast Regions Educational Conference will take place Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28, 2016. (Participants should plan to arrive at the hotel on Wednesday, October 26. The conference starts at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and adjourns no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday).

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